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Oaxaca Textile Museum, Oaxaca

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Admire the designs and intricate manufacturing of traditional fabrics at Oaxaca Textile Museum, a museum promoting Oaxaca's famous textile heritage. The museum showcases a number of Oaxacan and international pieces from its main collection of over 5,000 artworks, creating themed exhibits throughout the year. Through the emphasis on local weaving techniques, you'll learn how the colorful garments you see around the town are made. In addition, the museum details the links between different styles of textile manufacturing around the world in a range of exhibits, workshops, talks, and tours. Get some inspiration from the pieces on display, and then head to the gift shop to pick up supplies for making some garments of your own. To visit Oaxaca Textile Museum and other attractions in Oaxaca, use our Oaxaca vacation route planner.
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  • I enjoyed the colorful dress exhibits from all 7 regions of the state of Oaxaca! The mourning room with the black dresses and vintage pictures reminded me of my Mexican grandmother, Julia Lopez. No on...  more »
  • In the heart of downtown a beautiful contemporary space for architecture lovers, small but complete exhibitions, everything is in the right place. go go go.  more »
  • The Museo Textile Oaxaca was a beautiful museum with space for workshops. The exhibitions were beautifully augmented with videos, photographs, interpretive art works, as well as the actual textiles an...  more »
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  • It's a lot smaller than what I thought it would be with all the textiles in the region A beautiful building and some nice examples and photos of the materials.
  • Nice small museum and space. Must see when visiting. Admission is free.
  • Beautiful space and pieces. Lovely and inspiring visit!
  • Great little free museum, with interactive stuff for kids.
  • Everything it's very expensive there..